Address:210 North St AWarren, PA 16365Map & Directions
Services: The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesFree.
Address:95 E Main StAllegany, NY 14706Map & Directions
Services: Outreach helps with rent/evictions, utilities, medical or emergency travel, prescriptions. Does not help with security deposits, first month rent or mortgage payments.
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00am-1:00pm.
Eligibility: Open to all.Service Area: Cattaraugus County
Documents To Bring: Call or referral.
Address:441 N Union StOlean, NY 14760Map & Directions
Services: Helps elderly and low income individuals with food and clothing. Also helps victims of fire or people in any other emergency situation. Provides assistance with utilities, rent, stranded motorists and people in transit with lodging. Accepts volunteers from city court to perform community service.
Hours: Store: Monday-Friday, 10:00am-3:45pm; Saturday, 10:00am-12:45pm.Financial Aid: Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00am-12:00noon.
Eligibility: Open to all.
Documents To Bring: Call or walk-in. Must bring photo I.D, proof of income, number of household, and proof of need.
Address:1 Leo Moss Dr #600Olean, NY 14760Map & Directions
Services: Assists families and individuals who are in need of cash assistance to meet their needs. Eligibility is determined by several factors including income, resources, and willingness to comply with Agency regulations and requirements. Also will assist individuals with "once only" emergency needs if eligible (i.e. Prevent an eviction; prevent a utility shut-off; emergency car repair/car insurance to prevent the loss of employment; etc).
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.
Eligibility: Determined by income, resources, household size, and exemptions.Service Area: Cattaraugus County
Documents To Bring: Walk-in, call, appointment. Required documentation: Social Security card, birth certificate, proof of income, proof of residence, eviction notice, utility shut-off notice.
Address:201 S Union StOlean, NY 14760Map & Directions
Services: Provides homeless prevention services for anyone at risk of homelessness or with a utility shut off notice.
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 8:00am-7:00pm; Wednesday & Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.
Eligibility: This is a homeless prevention program with income eligibility requirements.Area served: Cattaraugus County
Documents To Bring: Call to set up an appointment.
Address:132 N Union St # 110Olean, NY 14760Map & Directions
Services: All services it takes to run a Section 8 rental assistance program.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-1:00pm.
Eligibility: Income and family composition.Service Area: Cattaraugus County
Documents To Bring: Fill out an application and be placed on a waiting list.
Address:15 Genesee StBuffalo, NY 14203Map & Directions
Services: Provides counseling and education for those looking to become first time home buyers. Also provides financial capability, mortgage foreclosure, and fair housing counseling and education. Programs are a source of information about ownership, predatory lending, mortgage foreclosure prevention counseling, fair housing, budgeting, handling debt, and credit repair.Periodically, when government funds are available (Federal Emergency Management Agency-FEMA), we provide qualified recipients with financial assistance with either their first month's rent or one month's past due rent, up to $700.00 and rental assistance counseling. In addition, when these funds are available, mortgage payment assistance is available just for principal and interest, not escrow (taxes and insurance).
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm.
Eligibility: Open to all.Service Area: Erie and Niagara Counties
Documents To Bring: Call.
Address:3108 Main StBuffalo, NY 14214Map & Directions
Services: MHPC Peers have had their own struggles in obtaining safe, affordable housing. Our Peers, because of their experience, can show others with mental health issues the ropes to navigating the housing market, specific-targeted housing, filling out applications and negotiating with landlords in order to achieve safe affordable housing. Financial assistance for rental assistance, utility assistance, and more may be available depending on funding.
Hours: Flexible to accommodate the individual
Eligibility: Current clients/consumers of Mental Health Peer Connection services may participate in this program.Service Area: Erie County
Documents To Bring: Call for an appointment or walk in to complete the intake process
Address:206 S Elmwood AveBuffalo, NY 14201Map & Directions
Services: Housing Retention: a Medicaid funded housing program that works to develop skills that will increase housing stability by providing: crisis intervention, mental health referrals, life skill counseling, conflict resolution, landlord mediation and long term financial support.Housing Placement: A housing specialist is available to assist individuals who are HIV positive with locating safe, secure housing and to provide help to identify funding sources. Emergency Financial Assistance: Funds are available to HIV positive individuals to assist with securing safe housing and prevent eviction or utility termination. Funds for first month's rent, security deposit, past due rent and utility disconnect prevention are limited to one time per eligible individual within a 12 month period.Rental Subsidy: Evergreen Health receives grants that allow us to provide rental assistance on a monthly basis, similar to that offered through Section VIII.Also maintains Evergreen Lofts which are located in the Pratt-Willard neighborhood, at 392 Genesee Street in Buffalo. The historic building has been completely renovated, and has 56 beautiful units.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm
Eligibility: Individuals who are HIV positiveEvergreen Lofts: income has to be below 60% of the area median income.Housing Placement: Serves Erie and Niagara counties.Service Area for all other programs: Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming, Genesee, Chautauqua, and Cattaraugus Counties
Documents To Bring: Free or low cost
Address:525 Washington StBuffalo, NY 14203Map & Directions
Services: Provides assistance and case management to prevent homelessness. Assistance with pending eviction and rent arrears.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:45am-4:45pm.
Eligibility: Income and other guidelines apply.Areas served: Grand Island, Clarence, Newstead, City of Tonawanda, Akron, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Alden, West Seneca, Boston, Holland, Brant, Concord, Sardinia, Gowanda, Elma, Marilla, Orchard Park, Aurora, East Aurora, Wales, Evans, Angola, Eden, Colden, Farnham, North Collins, Springville, Collins.
Documents To Bring: Applicants should have a denial of assistance in writing from the Department of Social Services. Call Tammie Hall to see if you are eligible.